Warren Ellis’ BLACK SUMMER


This summer, the world goes black as Warren Ellis unveils his all-new super-powered heroes and villains epic that promises to be the biggest event of 2007! With art by the genius Juan Jose Ryp, no fan of The Authority or Wanted will want to miss this bleeding-edge eight-issue masterpiece. The #0 features an original story that leads directly into the full-size monthly series that starts in August priced at just $2.99 per issue! When the political situation in the USA becomes more than Horus can stand, he moves to take matters into his own hands. But since not all his other team-mates aren’t so eager to throw the world into chaos, an epic conflict starts to form. And no one will be safe as the bodies start to fall

Writer: Warren Ellis
Art: Juan Jose Ryp
Readership: MR
Format: Full Color, 16 page 99 cent #0 issue in June (w/ original story) followed by $2.99 7-issue series.


Black Summer Gallery
Gallery Slideshow


Comic Book Resources article and interview with Warren Ellis
Newsarama article
Wizard Universe article
All the Rage Ellis interview
Ain’t It Cool News Ellis Interview


Ellis on the motives behind the masks
Interview with Avatar EIC William Christensen at CBR
Interview with Colorist Mark Sweeney


Warren Ellis at Avatar Press
More art from Juan Jose Ryp at Flickr
Warren Ellis’ Site